SB 289, 60th R.S. history

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SB 289, 60th R.S.
Relating to amending the Penal Code so as to provide that the punishment for murder with malice shall be death or confinement in the penitentiary for any term of years not less than thirty, and providing that the punishment for murder without malice shall be for any term of years not less than two nor more than thirty; relating to instructions of the court in murder cases, to provide that the court shall instruct the jury that unless from all the facts and circumstances in evidence the jury believes the defendant was prompted and acted with his malice aforethought, they cannot assess the punishment for such.

Author: Grady Hazlewood

Crimes--Capital Punishment
Criminal Procedure--Sentencing & Punishment

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